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Bushnell is a township in McDonough County, in the Macomb metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Bushnell. For links to other places called Bushnell, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bushnell is 40.562N. The longitude is -90.504W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,444.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bushnell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McDonough County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61470 ZIP code.
21% of Bushnell residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bushnell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bushnell was $17,843, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Bushnell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bushnell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $508.
McDonough County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bushnell political report.
The average commute time for Bushnell workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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